Pro Golf Tour in Troia
From 15 to 17 March, Troia is hosting the most important golf tournament ever of the international professionals tour, Portugal Pro Golf Tour.
According to José Correia, the chairman of the Portugal PGA and member of the Board of the Portuguese Golf Federation, “Troia Golf is an excellent and challenging course. It is the perfect setting for the tournament and we wish to thank its Director, Alexandre Barroso, for believing in this challenge and embracing it.
The entry to the tournament is free and anybody wishing to watch good golf being played and support national players are most welcome to attend”. We recall that other great competitions, such as the Open de Portugal of the European Tour, and the European Amateur Championship of the European Golf Association, among many other events, have passed though the Troia Golf Championship Course greens
More about Troia Golf:
Located between Sado Estuary and Arrábida Mountain,TROIA GOLF Championship Course is an 18-hole and 72 parcourse that streches 6,317 metres along the beach,with magnificent views over the sea.
Designed by the North American golf architect Robert Trent Jones Senior, TROIA GOLF was elected in 2011 by Rolex as one of the best golf courses in the world, and is listed in The Rolex World’s Top 1,000 Golf Courses guide. Also, in 2018, the magazine Golf World rated TROIA GOLF the 17th top golf course of the whole of Continental Europe.
Robert Trent Jones Senior selected hole 3 of Troia’s golf course as one of the best he has ever designed, and included it in his list of ideal 18-hole courses.
There are two holes worth mentioning in particular – no. 3 and no. 18